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Welcome to Dumbarton ...

Dumbarton is located in Henrico County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Dumbarton, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Dumbarton is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Dumbarton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Dumbarton: (804)

Communities Also Named Dumbarton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Dumbarton - they are located in California, Maryland, New Brunswick and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dumbarton.

Communities near Dumbarton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dumbarton.

  • Richmond
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Ashland
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • East Highland Park
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Highland Park
    • East Highland Park is located in Henrico County
  • Glen Allen
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Quail Walk
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Walk
    • Quail Walk is located in Henrico County
  • Atlee Station
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlee Station
    • Atlee Station is located in Hanover County
  • Chippenham Village
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippenham Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippenham Village
    • Chippenham Village is located in Richmond County
  • Hunton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunton
    • Hunton is located in Henrico County
  • Oak Hill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
    • Oak Hill is located in Henrico County
  • Bon Air
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dumbarton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dumbarton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dumbarton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dumbarton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dumbarton. See our Newspapers Page for Dumbarton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dumbarton ...

Looking for more information about Dumbarton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dumbarton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dumbarton.

Adding Dumbarton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dumbarton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Dumbarton was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Dumbarton on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Dumbarton.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dumbarton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Henrico County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dumbarton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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